pulses

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Leek and White Bean Soup

Do you need a silky bowl of soup, stat? Do you need something that is deceptively dairy free, elegant but homely, calming and pluckily thrifty? If so, then I think this slow carb twist on vichysoisse might be what you’re looking for. This leek and white bean soup, rounded with the surprising sweetness of a […]

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Swiss Chard Baked Meatballs

Do you need another midweek comfort food staple? Do you also hanker for a sly way of getting some extra greens in your diet? Do you sometimes have a craving for baked meatballs that is so profound that it has to be catered to immediately? If so, I think I can help. What follows is […]

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Lamb, Tomato and Cauliflower Curry with Cauliflowe...

Do you need something comforting that can be eaten out of a bowl and bring people together around a shared table? Do you need an alternative curry, that freezes well and serves the gluten free/ dairy free folk in your flock? If so, I think this lamb, tomato and cauliflower number can help. If you’re […]

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Eggplant, Chicken and Pepper Braise

This was not supposed to be another dish of braised chicken. I had every intention of celebrating eggplants this week by stuffing them with a spiced jumble of vegetables and pulses then baking them until thigh quiveringly soft. Except then life got in the way. And so I returned to an old staple formula. If […]

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Carrot, Sweet Potato and Mandarin Dhal

Comfort food does not have to be a bowl of carbohydrates quivering under an equal weight of grated cheese. Granted, sometimes that is the most obvious salve, yet if you have the patience to explore further, I might be able to help.  If what you need is a freezer-friendly, feed anyone, thrifty to make, easy […]